Solomons, MD 20688 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20688: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Solomons, MD 20688

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 183
  • Single Family Addresses: 185
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 539
  • County: Calvert County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.338, Longitude -76.463
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Solomons, MD 20688 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,711
Daytime Population: Workers 3,037
Daytime Population: Residents 1,045
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,082
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.39
Population in Households 1,645
Population in Familes 1,190
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density2 1,345
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $78,225
Average Household Income $105,234
Per Capita Income $60,084


Total Housing Units 1,185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 578 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 376 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 231 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $437,815
Average Home Value $516,263


Total Households 954
Average Household Size 1.72
Family Households 510
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.94% 1.0%
Households 0.9% 0.97%
Families 0.84% 0.92%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Solomons, MD 20688 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20688 to the other 456 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 323 29th
Population Density # 140 70th
Diversity Index # 272 40th
Median Household Income # 216 53rd
Per Capita Income # 32 93rd

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